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May 2020

Changes at Walmer Street Bridge

The construction project adjacent to the Walmer Street Bridge in Abbotsford will make temporary alterations to bike and pedestrian movement.

Meet our volunteers

To help celebrate National Volunteer Week 2020, we thought we'd help you get to know some of our volunteers with a bit of Q&A.

Riding to school – give it a go!

Have you or your children ever thought about riding a bike to school? Now is the perfect time to give it a go as we come out of coronavirus restrictions.
italy bike riding stimulus

Italy funds recovery by bike

Italians who buy a new bicycle can get up to 500 euros from government as part of a 55-billion-euro stimulus package for Italy's virus-stricken economy.

Huntingfield plan misses bike connections

The Tasmanian Government has released a draft master plan for a major new residential development in Huntingfield in the state’s south and is calling for public feedback, including on active transport connections, before 26 June.
Traffic noise

The shock of the quiet

Without the incessant thrum of motors, wheels and exhausts, our world is revealing a soundscape that has been hidden from us since the advent of motordom.
flinders street station

Changes to Flinders Street

Major changes are being made to the Flinders Street/Swanston Street intersection, however the busy Swanston Street bike lanes will operate as usual.

Bikes palmed off Yarra Trail

The move of a couple of stately palm trees will close a section of the Yarra Trail near the rowing sheds next week.

Tassie Bike News Bites

More undercover bike hoops in Hobart, a petition to close Pinnacle Rd regularly, new NW MTB track works begin, and bike stolen in Tassie found in Melbourne are some of the stories in this edition's Bike News Bites.